Greeley Recreation News
August 14, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s Adaptive and Inclusive Recreation (AIR) Program will be hosting a resource fair at Island Grove’s Aven’s Village playground on Saturday, August 24 from 10:30am-12:30pm. Aven’s Village, located at 1300 D Street, opened in October of 2016 and is an all-inclusive playground geared toward people of all ages and abilities. The resource fair will include vendor booths and community resources available in Greeley. Read more
August 13, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Louie Salazar, a Greeley resident and member of the Greeley Active Adult Center, competed in the Valley World International Eight Ball tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada. This wasn’t Salazar’s first trip to this event, he has placed as high as 2nd and 3rd place in years past. This year he was honored to bring home one of the 2019 World Championship trophies. Read more
June 5, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Rodarte Community Center celebrates a milestone this summer with their 40th Anniversary. The facility originally opened in January of 1979. The Rodarte Community Center has been a hub of activity for local residents and students with a multitude of programs to engage area youth and adults. The event will take place on Friday, July 12 from 5-11pm. The festivities will include facility tours and presentations, refreshments, family friendly activities provided by the new Play on the Way mobile recreation program, culminating with a Neighborhood Nights movie in Hoshiko Park. The building underwent major renovations in 2018, including a new front entry and reception area. Several programmatic changes have also recently been made including the implementation of a new software called Brightwheel. This software allows staff to track activities, incentives, academic progress and lesson plans. Read more.
May 30, 2019 – (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s Annual Fishing Derby returns on Saturday, June 1, from 8am-12pm, thanks in part to Envirotech and the Colorado Division of Wildlife. The event is free to the public, so grab your fishing pole and tackle and join us at Sanborn Park, located at 28th Avenue and 20th Street. Read more.
May 16, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The City of Greeley’s outdoor pools and splash parks officially open May 27. What a great way to celebrate Memorial Day than with a dip in the pool! New this year, Centennial Pool and Discovery Bay Waterpark will now be accepting debit and credit cards. Read more.
May 2, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus on Sunday, May 5 will be launching their first Sled Hockey Drop-in class from 1:45-2:45pm. If you’re interested in an all-inclusive opportunity to try sled hockey this is the place to be! John Reid, a Level 1 certified USA Hockey Coach also with the Warrior Avs – a competitive sled hockey team, will be teaching the class. The Drop-in Sled Hockey program will run every Sunday at the same time; it’s intended to teach the basics of sled hockey. The Greeley Ice Haus will provide all equipment; fee for the weekly drop-in class is $9.50. Read more.
April 10, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Mayor John Gates, presented the National Youth Service Day Awards (NYSDA) to individuals and groups at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd at the new City Center South Campus. These residents went above and beyond in providing exceptional community service in the Greeley area and were recognized for their hard work, dedication and commitment. Read more.
March 7, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – The Greeley Ice Haus is kicking off their sled hockey program with a Sled Hockey Tournament this weekend. “It’s the perfect time to introduce this relatively new sport to Greeley,” said Mark Mann, Ice Haus Recreation Supervisor. “We thought, what better time to share this exciting new opportunity with the public than in the middle of an actual tournament!” This Saturday, March 9 from 3:15-4:45pm anyone can ‘Try Sled Hockey’ for free! Read more.
February 26, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Greeley Recreation and Employment Services of Weld County are gearing up for their annual Hiring Event on Wednesday, March 6. It will be held at Island Grove Regional Park Event Center, located at 525 North 15th Avenue in Greeley, from 5-7:30pm. Read more.
February 20, 2019 (Greeley, CO) – Greeley Youth Hockey Association invites children to the Greeley Ice Haus on Saturday, February 23 for a ‘Try Hockey For Free’ clinic as part of Hockey Week across America. Starting at 1:45pm local youth, ages 4 to 9, are encouraged to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basic skills in a fun, safe environment. Read more.